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    Quote Originally Posted by Jarek Z View Post
    In Hakkinen case, it is understood that his health (post Adelaide 1995 accident) had some effect as well, since his other ear went basically deaf, but it was not widely public information until after his F1 career. Many times he probably either did not hear the questions or was not entirely sure what was asked, but was too embarrassed to show it repeatedly.

    Sorry about being off-topic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Japé View Post
    In Hakkinen case, it is understood that his health (post Adelaide 1995 accident) had some effect as well, since his other ear went basically deaf, but it was not widely public information until after his F1 career. Many times he probably either did not hear the questions or was not entirely sure what was asked, but was too embarrassed to show it repeatedly.

    Sorry about being off-topic.
    No need to be sorry for such an interesting post. I was still following Formula 1 when Hakkinen was racing, but never heard about the "ear accident".

    By the way - I was surprised to see Mika visiting Poland in November last year on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Polish Independence. It was even shown in the evening news on the national TV. The tall guy next to Mika is Polish prime minister Morawiecki:
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    Has Alen's son definitely finished his rally career?
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6hgs-Ax0jo
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    Quote Originally Posted by GravelBen View Post
    I've been following rallying since I was a kid and I'd never heard it until this thread either.
    I'm with you Ben. I've followed rallying since I accidentally stumbled upon Rally NZ accidentally in 1977 as a kid. I was blown away with the speed and cars going sideways. I was hooked, but I've never heard of Mr Maximum Attack either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andre Oliveira View Post
    Actually the Evo 6 Gr.A and the Subaru S5 WRC had a shorter wheelbase than the Yaris WRC, shortest current WRC car. Having larger cars in rallying makes no sense, they're not agile enough.

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    If all will agree they could bring tractors as long as it will be good promotion. So no matter what type of cars we will see in future. My predicition lies on SUV-s.

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    Hardly, SUVs are passing trend probably, especially in countries with limits to city centers etc. Or atleast SUVs as they are now...hothatches/estates with higher clearence is another story.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie WRC View Post
    T16 is a newbie. Really ? With that name referencing the Group B Peugeot 205 ?
    Maybe it was a 405 T16? In case the Impreza Turbo was too small.
    Last edited by Gregor-y; 4th February 2019 at 20:20.

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    An SUV like the MINI Countryman?
    GG: "I'm stinky! I needa good shower and nice bowl of pasta!"

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